Performing surgery on the upper eyelid, a procedure known as an upper eyelid blepharoplasty, can be done to address droopy eyelids, improve vision and give a person a more youthful appearance, notes Marilyn Haddrill of A... More » Health

Swelling following upper eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, generally resolves within two weeks following the procedure, according to MedicineNet. Swelling and bruising is typically worse the day after the surgery. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The majority of patients return to normal activities within seven to 10 days after upper eye lid surgery, according to MedicineNet. Most of the associated bruising and swell subsides within two weeks. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some upper eyelid problems, including sagging of the eyelid to the point it interferes with vision, are due to aging, according to MedlinePlus. Diabetes, stroke, tumors and a variety of other conditions can cause upper e... More » Health Vision

Hazy, cloudy vision can be indicative of a cataract surgery complication such as posterior capsule opacity, according to All About Vision. Posterior capsule opacity is also known as secondary cataract, although it is not... More » Health Vision

Possible side effects of eyelid surgery include bleeding, infection, dry eyes, abnormal coloring of the eyelids, a pulled-down lower lid lash line and loss of vision, according to WebMD. Another side effect is not being ... More » Health

Reasons to get eye lift surgery include appearing more youthful, improving vision, making it easier to use glasses or contacts, and easing irritation in eye folds and foreheads, according to All About Vision. This lift, ... More » Health